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Hideki Matsuyama’s Masters Champions Dinner menu inspired by his Japanese heritage

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  • Defending champion Hideki Matsuyama revealed his luxurious Japanese menu for the 2022 Masters Champions dinner.
  • The menu includes sushi, sashimi, nigiri and yakitori appetizers; miso-glazed black cod and A5 wagyu for the mains, as well as a strawberry shortcake for dessert.
  • As the first Japanese Masters champion, Matsuyama’s menu pays homage to his culture. Many previous Masters Champions Dinners are also reflective of the hosting champion’s home and foods.
  • The Masters Champions Dinner is a tradition dating back to 1952, with the reigning champion hosting the dinner on the Tuesday of Masters week. It is an exclusive event only for champions and some honorary inductees of high status.

Last year’s Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama pays homage to his Japanese heritage with his recently revealed menu for the upcoming 2022 Masters Champions Dinner

As the current titleholder and first Japanese Masters champion, Matsuyama gets to host the exclusive dinner, choosing a menu filled with yakitori, sashimi and A5 Wagyu beef. The complete menu is as follows:

‘Great British Bake Off’ Had a ‘Japanese Week’ Episode and Many Mistakes Were Made

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The first day of “The Great British Bake Off” for its 11th season was off to a rocky start after many social media users called the show out for being culturally insensitive during its “Japanese Week.”

What happened: The Oct. 27 episode was the first for the show’s Japanese Week where contestants were tasked to create dishes inspired by traditional Japanese cuisine, according to The Independent.